Cooking Class - South American Flavors

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Create traditional plates and learn incredible cultural stories with Chef Gustavo.

Join Chef Gustavo for a unique culinary journey through the cuisines of South America.

In this class, you will learn all about the intricate and unique dishes of four South American nations. You'll begin with a classic Peruvian ceviche followed by a fresh quinoa salad filled with the flavors of Bolivia. Then, you'll sample the savory flavors of Argentina with beef empanadas and finish up with classic Venezuelan arepas. As you learn how to create these flavorful authentic plates, Chef Gustavo will teach you about the fascinating histories and cultures behind each bite.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Date Night, Fun, Fusion, Group, Latin

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience .

09 May 2022

Chef Gustavo was incredible - he taught us technique, history, recipes all with a fluidity and soul that can’t be matched. Am booking another class for myself and my boyfriend soon.

Mike B.


09 May 2022

This class was amazing. Chef Gustavo was a delight to spend time with. He was incredibly knowledgeable and shared both practical advice, alongside amazing stories. We learned a lot about cooking, and have many tips to take home with us.

Benjamin V.


17 Apr 2022

Chef Gustavo was a terrific host and guide through every course we prepared. I’d recommend this experience to anyone who likes learning and eating!

$ 115 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Gustavo
Chef Gustavo Verified chef
Food safety certified

Latin American cuisine is what Chef Gustavo is all about. As the owner and executive chef of Rumba Cafe in Adams Morgan for 20 years, he understands this cuisine more than anything else. His inspiration comes from his own travels through Latin America, the Caribbean, France, Spain, and more. He studied at L’Academie de Cuisine, and is fluent in French fare, as well. He is available to teach classes in both English and Spanish.

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